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This episode of Eating Well with Hemsley + Hemsley is all about quick and simple dishes that pack a really powerful nutritional punch. Whether it’s fueling you pre or post workout or a for a day of meetings the recipes we dish up will keep energy levels high while not taking up too much of your precious time.
First off, we start the day with Pep-Up Tea, our all-time favourite caffeine-free invigorator from our first cookbook The Art Of Eating Well. Think zingy ginger, spicy cayenne, zesty lemon and bright yellow turmeric, finished off with a drizzle of honey. Not only does it help rouse you from slumber with it’s tongue tingling flavour and sunshine colour it’s also full of antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory ingredients to make sure you’re fighting fit. Later on we hit Frame Studios for a workout and after getting our sweat on we share a green smoothie recipe with our fellow classmates. A few greens and some everyday superfoods make the smoothie ideal for post-workout sustenance to keep you going through to lunch.
Move over carrot sticks and hummus – our courgette and fried egg salad is the new ultimate healthy snack, light lunch or speedy breakfast and certainly lives up to it’s name ‘Quicker Than Toast’. See for yourself just how speedily it comes together!
For dinner, we rustle up our Powerhouse Steak Salad (recipe from Good + Simple), one of the most popular recipes from our book Good + Simple. Here we showcase an usual and often forgotten cut; the iron-rich onglet steak, which we source pick up from our friend the farmer Richard Vine at our local Borough Market. It lends itself perfectly to a quick seared salad; packed full of kale and skin-loving avocados. For anyone with a sweet tooth you’re going to love our Tahini Date Fridge Fudge (recipe from Good + Simple) – one of our favourites. This sweet and sticky no-bake dessert (also great kept in the freezer and to snack on) is better for you than corner shop confectionary and will leave you feeling satisfied but not stuffed.